DIY Antibody Testing, Plastic Waste, and 8 Very Good Boys

A roundup of stories we’re reading about Covid-19 today

  • A former lab technician in Portland, Oregon set up his own community antibody testing center in early spring, beating big medical centers to it by weeks, reports Antonio Regalado in MIT Technology Review. In Oregon, “drawing someone else’s blood is legal for anyone who knows how,” he writes.
  • In the New York Times, a team of reporters attempts to characterize the great “riddle” of Covid-19: Why some countries get…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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